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– Craig Laslett, CEO Engineering & Services Australia, Lendlease
In 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was ratified as a common standard for all peoples and all nations. It is a milestone document in the history of human rights that set out, for the first time, to universally protect fundamental human rights.
On 10 December 2018, celebrating 70 years since the genesis of the UDHR, CareerSeekers and 19 organisations united to make a bold statement – a measurable, long-term commitment to include humanitarian arrivals in employment strategies.
The partnerships of these 19 organisations with CareerSeekers provide local experience and employment opportunities to humanitarian entrants. They include defined commitments and measurable outcomes that will drive a new wave of social and economic development throughout Australian industries.
These partnerships are named for Article 23 of the UDHR, which forms the baseline of our commitment: